CITY OF LAREDO

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A-2009-SC-02

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1110 HOUSTON STREET

LAREDO, TEXAS 78040

April 7, 2009

12:00 p.m.

DISABILITY ACCESS STATEMENT

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aid or services are requested to contact Gustavo Guevara, City Secretary at (956) 791-7308 at least two working days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  The accessible entrance and accessible parking spaces are located at City Hall, 1100 Victoria Ave.

 

Out of consideration for all attendees of the City Council meetings, please turn off all cellular phones and pagers, or place on inaudible signal.  Thank you for your consideration.

 

 I.         CALL TO ORDER

 

II.                  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

III.                ROLL CALL

 

IV.               FINAL READING OF ORDINANCES

 

1.      2009-O-054 Amending Ordinance No. 2009-O-035 (Granting a ten (10) year easement to the United States of America by and through U.S. Customs and Border Protection over 25.53 acres of City property along the Rio Grande River Bend for the purpose of carrying out the Carrizo Cane Eradication Project of the Laredo Sector of U.S. Border Patrol)  to exclude any aerial spraying of any kind of herbicide along the banks of the Rio Grande as part of the eradication project; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the easement, as so amended, in the form and content attached as Exhibit 1, of which Exhibit A of the easement sets forth the description of the 25.53 acres; and authorizing the City Manager to sign a waiver of appraisal in the form attached as Exhibit 2.

 

V.                 STAFF REPORT

 

2.      Presentation by the Horizon Group on the proposed “Outlet Shoppes at Laredo” with possible action.

 

VI.               EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The City Council hereby reserves the right to go into executive session at any time during this public meeting, if such is requested by the City Attorney or other legal counsel for the City, pursuant to his or her duty under Section 551.071(2) of the Government Code, to consult privately with his or her client on an item on the agenda, or on a matter arising out of such item.

 

VII.             ADJOURNMENT

 

This notice was posted at the Municipal Government Offices, 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times. Said notice was posted on Friday, April 3, 2009, at 4:45 p.m.

                                                                       

 

 

 

                                                                        Gustavo Guevara, Jr.

                                                                        City Secretary